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Downtown San Diego Public Toilet Still Open For Business

Dec. 28
By Claire Trageser
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Five months after city staff recommended removing a public restroom in downtown San Diego over complaints of increased crime, the stall still stands tall.

Father Joe's Villages Serves Christmas Eve Meals To San Diego Homeless

Dec. 24
By Jean Guerrero
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More than a thousand of San Diego's homeless and hungry ate lunch and dinner on Christmas Eve at Father Joe's Villages.

Gardeners Bid Farewell To Pacific Beach Community Garden

Dec. 24
By Andrew Bowen
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One of San Diego's oldest community gardens is set to close New Year's Eve after the land was sold to a real estate investment firm.

San Diego Airport Seeing More Passengers This Christmas

Dec. 23
By City News Service
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The passenger count this year so far at Lindbergh Field is running 7 percent ahead of last year.

District Attorney Releases San Diego Police Shooting Video

Dec. 22
Midday Edition
Evening Edition
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A security camera video of a San Diego police officer shooting and killing an unarmed man released Tuesday shows the man crossing an alley toward the officer’s patrol car, then the officer firing a single shot and the man falling to the ground.

Cal-OSHA Lacks Spanish-Speaking Inspectors

Dec. 22
By Chris Young
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The California agency responsible for protecting workers employs fewer than 25 inspectors who are fluent in Spanish — despite overseeing a large Spanish-speaking workforce at high risk for injury on the job.

San Diego County DA: Janitorial Company Indicted

Dec. 21
By City News Service
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The owners of Good Neighbor Services were indicted on charges of workers' compensation fraud, payroll tax evasion and extortion, authorities announced Monday.

San Diego, Tijuana Residents Have Cross-Border Christmas Celebration

Dec. 21
By Jean Guerrero
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People gathered at Border Field State Park and Playas de Tijuana for a binational posada, a Latin American celebration of Joseph and Mary's search for lodging ahead of Jesus's birth.

Southern California Researchers Help Tijuana Residents Prepare For Rains

Dec. 15
By Jean Guerrero
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FloodRISE is a UC Irvine-led project to decrease damage from coastal floods in Southern California, in part by working with residents of flood-prone Tijuana neighborhoods.

La Jolla Poop Problem Lingers As New Solutions Are Flushed Out

Dec. 15
By Claire Trageser
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Something still smells rotten in the village of La Jolla. Now there's a renewed push to find solutions to the stinky problem.

Drinking Water Starts Flowing From Carlsbad Desalination Plant

Dec. 14
By Erik Anderson
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The largest ocean desalination plant in the western hemisphere opens for business Monday in Carlsbad. A San Diego County Water Authority official explains what the $1 billion project means to the region.

San Diego’s Jewish Community Seeks Unity Amid Divisions

Dec. 14
By Andrew Bowen
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Politics at home and abroad have sharply divided the Jewish community in San Diego. KPBS sat in on a Hanukkah dinner with a group of friends seeking reconciliation.

Aid-In-Dying Law Comes To California

Dec. 9
Evening Edition
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Beginning next year, terminally ill Californians will be allowed to request a lethal dose of drugs from a physician.

San Diego Pearl Harbor Survivors Recount The Attack

Dec. 7
By Susan Murphy
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On the 74th anniversary of the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor, San Diego survivors of the military assault recount their experiences on that horrific day that launched America into World War II.

Environmentalists Skeptical Of El Niño State Of Emergency

Dec. 4
By Andrew Bowen
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A California-sanctioned state of emergency ahead of El Niño could allow local governments to avoid regulations meant to protect the environment.